[Haskell-cafe] Help from C libraries experts
dons at galois.com
Wed Apr 29 16:07:10 EDT 2009
> Do you understand very well a C library and would like Haskell
> to have a binding for it?
> I've been working on this package:
> My goal is to have a place where one can find reliable and
> comprehensive low-level bindings to foreign libraries, so that
> writing higher level bindings becomes an easier task.
> If you are willing to help me with questions about your favorite
> C library, like compile options I should be carefull about or
> differences I may find between systems, I'll be glad to write
> a low level binding to it.
I think "bindings" is an unfortunate choice of name for this package, as
it doesn't tell us anything about what it contains.
Looking at the code, I see:
Which would traditionally be placed under, say,
but they'd be in separate packages.
Can you explain the rationale behind putting them in one large package,
rather than separate packages? And is there a more explanatory name than
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